Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket with lid, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 12.5 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 4 7/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2185.a,b

The small round coiled basket (2007.2185.a) has a flat coiled lid (2007.2185.b) with a rim. The basket has a pair of dark jagged lines. The rim has a dark whipstitch. The lid has a dark turtle in the center.